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Belize

Belize Has Big Internet Plans

 Local IXP Seen as the Launch Pad for Developing Local Technical Capacity in Belize By Gerard BestCJ Contributor HAVANA —Errol Cattouse is a man on a mission. He’s the Chief Operating Officer of Centaur Cable and the newly appointed chairman …

caribbean islands

Curaçao Has Big Tourism Plans

 By Alexander Britell Editor-in-Chiefabritell@caribjournal.com The Dutch Caribbean Island of Curaçao is showing solid tourism growth, but it’s dreaming even bigger. An island known best for what is one of the region’s most culturally interesting cities, Willemstad, is looking to ramp …

St Lucia Has Big Solar Energy Plans

 A major new energy project By Dana NilandCJ Contributor A big new green energy project is in the works in St Lucia. Saint Lucia Electricity Services Limited has issued a request for proposals for competitive firms to submit bids to …

LATEST NEWS

 Barbados is seeing a renewed tourism boom. The island known for rum, culture and refined luxury reported record arrivals in the first half, and has even bigger plans ahead. To learn more about the country’s tourism priorities, Caribbean Journal caught …

 Above: a banana plant (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has big hopes for the island’s banana industry. Jamaica Agriculture Minister Derrick Kellier said this week that “major developments” would be taking place shortly in the industry, with …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica has big plans in the country’s health sector, according to Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit. Five years after the country made health care free for those under 18 and over 60 …

 Above: Environment Minister Robert Pickersgill at the Tree Planting Day By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is planning to distribute 75,000 seedlings this year to replenish the country’s forests, according to Environment Minister Robert Pickersgill. The distribution comes after 31,000 …